Vital Football

Latest Barnsley FC News

That Makes A Refreshing Change

That Makes A Refreshing Change

Ex-Barnsley full back Rob Kozluk has returned to Sheffield United on a one year deal.

The 32-year-old was one of a clutch of veterans not offered a new contract at Oakwell at the end of last season, but he's found a new, or as it happens, old club in our neighbours we love to hate.

If they're not poaching our top goalscorer, they're poaching our other top goalscorer. So it makes a refreshing change to hear that they've signed someone who is in effect a Barnsley reject instead of turning one of our heroes into a villain.

I'm not normally one to criticise a Barnsley player, or an ex-Barnsley player for that matter, except for the odd one that turns his back on the club for 30 pieces of silver (see links in above paragraph), but I cannot imagine Blades fans will be very excited about this signing, especially given that I've heard they're not too fond of goalscorer (that's about all he does) Bogdanovic either.

They've signed a slow full back, who is slower than he was when he left them. He's got a knack for giving away penalties and scoring own goals and he never put the ball in the net at the right end in 86 appearances. Good luck to them! Actually no, scratch that.


Article Update:

It would seem that it isn't a popular signing after all. Here are a few of the comments from our sister site Vital Blades, on the article that reported that Kozluk was on trial at their club:


"Kozzy back on trial, wow didnt expect that one! Not sure its a good move forward, but he's good for dressing room morale. Tom Williams has had more clubs than Arnold Palmer but his other half is easy on the eye!"
FloridaBlade1

"Kozzy!!!!!!!!!!!!! get real Blackwell!"
micksilver

"ha ha kopblade was right...this proves blackwell has already hit the panic button as he can't attract players to the club. kozzy please!!"
bladesforlife1889

"Shambles!"
bucksblade

"double shambles!!"
bladesforlife1889

"Useless Blackwell"
davelimb

"i was right wish i wasnt though lol not good buisness."
KopBlade

"ive heard wilf rostron could be making a come back as our left back..."
gleadlessblade

"Nah, if we are talking aged full backs, I'll give Bernard Shaw a ring at his pub in Baslow, he's about the same age as Kozzy, 65, he's always up for a game."
FloridaBlade1

"Simon Walton is training with The Blades. Record signing at Plymouth, fell out with Sturrock and went out on loan. Still only 22."
FloridaBlade1

"I might get myself down there, seems like everyone else is!"
bladesforlife1889



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:gooderzone
Date:Tuesday July 13 2010
Time: 12:39AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Tyson Fury Will Be Back!

Login to post a comment

Recent Barnsley Articles

Leeds v Barnsley Preview

Reds travel to Elland Road

EFL - The Stats Ten Games In (30/9/16)

The Football League, or as it wants to be known now, the EFL, have compiled the statistics with the vast majority of clubs now ten games into the new 2016/17 season.

Tommy Wright Sacked

Assistant Coach Gone

Which Manager Has Spent The Most?

The modern game tells us that the club who spends the most money wins. So does the manager who spends the most money win the most also?

Archived Vital Barnsley Articles

Vital Barnsley articles from

Site Journalists

Vital Tyke
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Villa MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Davies5%
Yiadom2%
Roberts8%
MacDonald7%
Kpekawa1%
Kent3%
Hourihane17%
Scowen40%
Morsy2%
Watkins10%
Bradshaw1%
Sub - Armstrong2%
Sub - Winnall1%
Sub - Hammill1%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 10 7 1 2 22 5
2 Norwich 10 6 2 2 20 5
3 Newcastle 10 6 1 3 19 11
4 Brighton 10 5 3 2 18 6
5 Brentford 10 5 2 3 17 9
6 Bristol City 10 5 2 3 17 6
7 Birmingham 10 4 5 1 17 4
8 Sheff Wed 10 5 2 3 17 0
9 Reading 10 5 2 3 17 -3
10 Barnsley 10 5 1 4 16 6
11 Wolves 10 4 3 3 15 2
12 Fulham 10 3 5 2 14 -2
13 Ipswich 10 3 4 3 13 0
14 Leeds Utd 10 4 1 5 13 -2
15 Forest 10 3 3 4 12 -2
16 Q.P.R. 10 3 3 4 12 -4
17 Aston Villa 10 1 7 2 10 0
18 Burton 10 2 4 4 10 -2
19 Preston 10 3 1 6 10 -4
20 Derby County 10 2 3 5 9 -4
21 Wigan 10 2 2 6 8 -2
22 Blackburn 10 2 2 6 8 -7
23 Cardiff 10 2 2 6 8 -9
24 Rotherham 10 1 3 6 6 -13
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Barnsley Results (view all)

Barnsley Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.knabby crackers5
2.duval0581